Movies like PCU

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PCU (1994)
 6.6
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PCU (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Nervous high school senior Tom Lawrence visits Port Chester University, where he gets a taste of politically correct college life when he's guided by fraternity wild man Droz and his housemates at The Pit. But Droz and his pals have rivals in nasty preppy Rand McPherson and the school's steely president. With their house threatened with expulsion, Droz and company decide to throw a raging party where the various factions will collide.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, funny, idiotic, satirical, clever, entertaining, inspirational ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, mascot, beer keg, republican, hippie, liberal, buddies, friendship, college life, love and romance, society, youth, friends, social differences, politics, militant, administration, radical, weekend, chase, male nudity, party, punk, university, feminist ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: usa, boston

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, harsh and melancholic films with plots about friends, mentor, dialogue, brutality, buddies, catastrophe and storytelling mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like PCU: Animal House (1978), Glory Daze (1995), Dead Man on Campus (1998), 21 & Over (2013), Accepted (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.6
 101K
Animal House (1978)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: At a 1962 College, Dean Vernon Wormer is determined to expel the entire Delta Tau Chi Fraternity, but those troublemakers have other plans for him.
Style: humorous, funny, witty, not serious, light ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: college, rebelliousness, college freshman, looking for sex, chaos and mayhem, sex, rivalry, youth, probation, beer, revenge, party ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1962, 80s
Place: pennsylvania
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100%
 5.6
 3K
Glory Daze (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: It's punk rock meets Animal House in this campus comedy that stars Ben Affleck as Jack, a soon-to-be graduate who finds he's having a difficult time letting go of the college life -- and decides maybe he doesn't have to. Also ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, reflective ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friends, beer, college, friendship, graduation, roller coaster, police, sex, teacher, party, student, relationship vs career ...
Time: 90s, future
Place: california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Dead Man on Campus (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Josh Miller is a studious and responsible pre-med student entering college as a freshman. His wild, hard-partying roommate Cooper Frederickson, on the other hand, is a spoiled rich kid who never studies and spends his time getting drunk and ogling ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, surprise ending, funny ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens
Plot: college, pot, teen suicide, buddies, crimes, love and romance, partners, youth, disorder, friends, college life, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.9
 67K
21 & Over (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Brilliant student Jeff Chang has the most important interview of his life tomorrow. But today is still his birthday, what starts off as a casual celebration with friends evolves into a night of debauchery that risks to derail his life plan.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, dark humor, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friends, youth, college, college life, young people, drugs/alcohol, nothing goes right, birthday, buddies, plan gone awry, debauchery, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, campus, medical school
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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 6.5
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Accepted (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A high school slacker who's rejected by every school he applies to opts to create his own institution of higher learning, the South Harmon Institute of Technology, on a rundown piece of property near his hometown.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, croquet, sprinkler system, urban legend, rejection, bully, party, student, college life, cons and scams, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus, yale university, ohio, harvard university
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.4
 24K
Bio-Dome (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Bud and Doyle are two losers who are doing nothing with their lives. Both of their girlfriends are actively involved in saving the environment, but the two friends couldn't care less about saving the Earth. One day, when a group of scientists ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, offbeat, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: environmentalism, fish out of water, anti heroes, buddies, vegetarian, mad scientist, goofy hero, odd couple, college, misfit, disorder, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: arizona, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.8
 5K
School Daze (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In the South of the United States are taking place confrontations between two groups of students who have different ideas and are not able to accept the one of the oponent.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, biting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, school, buddies, social differences, university, college life, coming of age, society, youth, friends, contests and competitions, interracial relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Revenge of the Nerds II: Nerds in Paradise (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The members of the Lambda Lambda Lambda fraternity travel to Fort Lauderdale for a fraternity conference. They'll have to beat off the attacks of their rival frat, the Alphas, if they want to maintain their self-respect -- and, of course, if ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: frame up, farce, vacation, defector, nerd, buddies, college, goofy hero, social misfits, prank, college life, student life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Everybody Wants Some!! (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A comedy that follows a group of friends as they navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood.
Style: realistic, talky, semi serious, humorous, reflective ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, rivalry, male friendship, sport team, ambition, sport, youth, athlete's life, buddies, contests and competitions, college life, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1980, 80s
Place: usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.3
 256K
Neighbors (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A couple with a newborn baby face unexpected difficulties after they are forced to live next to a fraternity house.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: party, farce, neighbor neighbor relationship, fraternity, youth, stupidity, adolescence vs adulthood, uninhibited rivalry, family, prank, college, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1971, year 1985
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Denise Calls Up (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A group of friends in New York, working away at their PCs and laptops, keep in touch exclusively by phone and fax. They are all too busy to meet face to face. Gale plays matchmaker, by phone, to Jerry and Barbara who, in turn, hit it off beautifully ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, satirical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: answering machine, masturbation, telephone, friendship, buddies, romance, self discovery, couple relations, looking for love, fall in love, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, new york, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Where's the Party Yaar? (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is based on Sunil Thakkar's own experiences running and throwing parties for the Music Masala radio station, and having to discriminate between "Fresh off the Boat" Indians and the more fashionable, hip, Americanized Indians. ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, witty
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: party, buddies, immigrants, indian lead, odd couple, parents and children, teenage love, college, urban, culture clash, twentysomething life, city life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, india, texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Staten Island Summer (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Pals Danny and Frank spend the summer after high school working as lifeguards while figuring out their future.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, sexy ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: lifeguard, coming of age, buddies, friendship, summer, youth, workplace, friends, boss and employee, workplace situations, love and romance, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 5.2
 1K
Trippin' (1999)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Greg is near the end of his senior year in high school, wanting to go to the prom, eyeing Cinny (the school's beauty with brains) from afar, and regularly trippin', daydreaming about being a big success as a poet, a student, a lover. His ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: prom, high school, college, buddies, college life, high school life, romance, teenage life, youth, drug dealing, love and romance, friends ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.6
 12K
College (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A wild weekend is in store for three high school seniors who visit a local college campus as prospective freshmen.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, idiotic, awful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: college, fraternity, frat party, college life, drugs/alcohol, buddies, prank, girlfriend, sexuality, celebration, looking for sex, student life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Midnight Madness (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A genius grad student organizes an all-night treasure hunt in which five rival teams composed of colorful oddballs furiously match wits with one another while trying to locate and decipher various cryptic clues planted ingeniously around Los Angeles.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: college, scavenger hunt, rivalry, adventure, on the road, buddies, school, contests and competitions, race against time, college life, teenage life, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.7
 331
Odd Jobs (1986)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Four students who work on different jobs during their vacations in summer are tired of doing the same thing every year. Therefore they decide to open up a moving company together and confront themselves with the former boss of one of them.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: college, buddies, cons and scams, school, friends, gangsters, contests and competitions, friendship, siblings relations, college life, workplace situations, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
License to Drive (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Teenager Les Anderson thinks his life can't get any worse after he flunks his driver's exam, but he's wrong. Even though he didn't receive his license, Les refuses to break his date with the cool Mercedes Lane, and he decides to ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, light, funny ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: drunk driving, champagne, ferrari, underage drinking, high school, buddies, teenage life, nothing goes right, youth, disorder, friends, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 6.2
 33K
Black Sheep (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When dignified Albert Donnelly runs for Governor, his team moves to keep his slow-witted and klutzy younger brother, Mike, out of the eye of the media. To baby-sit Mike, the campaign assigns sarcastic Steve, who gets the experience of a lifetime ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, political comedy ...
Plot: nitrous oxide, political satire, campaign, buddies, parents and children, corrupt politician, dishonesty, love and romance, partners, state affairs, family relations, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
How I Got Into College (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The simple story of two young Michigan high school students, Jessica, Class President, Local Smart Girl, and object of Marlon's affections attempt to get into a small Pennsylvania college. Jessica fights off her parent's expectation of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, satirical ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: college, romance, school, high school, buddies, dedicated educator, innocence lost, looking for love, university, urban ghetto, looking for sex, teachers and students ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, holland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.6
 3K
Up the Creek (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Bob McGraw is in his 12th year of college, goofing his way through life. Bob, Irwing, Gonzer and Max are the four losers forced and bribed to represent their university in an intercollegiate raft race. Forced and bribed into this role, they make ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: college, cheerleader, military school, drinking, buddies, contests and competitions, race, raft, river, university, escapades, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
I'm Not Rappaport (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Old Nat Moyer is a talker, a philosopher, and a troublemaker with a fanciful imagination. His companion is Midge Carter, who is half-blind, but still the super of an apartment house. When he is threatened with retirement, Nat battles on his behalf. ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, feel good ...
Plot: friendship, buddies, odd couple, urban, unlikely couple, aging, city life, crimes, elderly, partners, society, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 4.2
 18K
Mean Girls 2 (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story revolves around a new high school student, Jo (Meaghan Martin) , who agrees to befriend an outcast, Abby (Jennifer Stone), at the urging of Abby's wealthy father in exchange for paying all of Jo's costs for the college of her ...
Style: humorous, feel good, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: high school life, teenage life, social misfits, friends, teachers and students, misfit, high school, best friends, youth, high school hunk, power relations, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Three O'Clock High (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A high school nerd, Jerry Mitchell (Siemaszko) is assigned to write a piece for the school paper about new boy Buddy Revell (Tyson), who is rumored to be a psychopathic nutcase. When Jerry accidentally touches Buddy, he says that they must fight in ...
Style: clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, bullying, bully, coming of age, college, college life, youth, disorder, journalism, high school life, nothing goes right, school ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 117K
Billy Madison (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Billy Madison is the 27 year-old son of Bryan Madison, a very rich man who has made his living in the hotel industry. Billy stands to inherit his father's empire but only if he can make it through all 12 grades, 2 weeks per grade, to prove that ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: school, graduation, delusion, inheritance, farce, adolescence vs adulthood, fish out of water, love and romance, misfit, rivalry, youth, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Blue in the Face (1995)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Auggie runs a small tobacco shop in Brooklyn, New York. The whole neighborhood comes to visit him to buy cigarettes and have some small talk. During the movie Lou Reed tries to explain why he has to have a cut on his health insurance bill if he ...
Style: witty, talky, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: human nature, friendship, urban, couple relations, tobacco, smoking, cigarette, store, culture clash, social relations, friends, buddies ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 3.9
 760
Phat Beach (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A hefty homeboy borrows his dad's Mercedes and goes to the beach with his friends for wild sun & fun.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, idiotic, harsh ...
Audience: teens
Plot: beach, obesity, volleyball, african american, hip hop, on the road, best friends, high school, juvenile delinquency, mercedes, summer, young lovers ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 5.4
 124K
Grown Ups 2 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The all-star comedy cast from Grown Ups returns (with some exciting new additions) for more summertime laughs. Lenny (Adam Sandler) has relocated his family back to the small town where he and his friends grew up. This time around, the grown ups are ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: friendship, couple relations, buddies, small town, eccentric family, family relations, friends, small town life, family life, couples, social relations, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Who is Don Ready? Salesman? Lover? Song Stylist? Semi-professional dolphin trainer? Ready is all of the above - except for a dolphin trainer. When he’s asked to help save an ailing local car dealership from bankruptcy, Ready and his ragtag crew ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hotshot hero, farce, drugs/alcohol, blind ambition, workplace, workplace situations, ambition, buddies, rise to the top, boss and employee, fall in love, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Dumb and Dumberer: When Harry Met Lloyd (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This wacky prequel to the 1994 blockbuster goes back to the lame-brained Harry and Lloyd's days as classmates at a Rhode Island high school, where the unprincipled principal puts the pair in remedial courses as part of a scheme to fleece the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, goofy hero, social misfits, buddies, best friends, partners, disorder, obsessive quest, dumb, misfit, family, high school ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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